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Video: Norwegian Star Cruise Ship Incident

Video: Norwegian Star Cruise Ship Incident

A video has emerged online showing what the video uploader called the “slow-motion collision” of the two cruise ships in Dockyard on September 14th. The video was filmed from the Windjammer Café high on the stern of the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship, and shows the Norwegian Star Cruise Ship drifting towards the Explorer as heavy winds... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Incident Being ‘Fully Investigated’

Cruise Ship Incident Being ‘Fully Investigated’

[Updated with video] Minister of Transport Walter Roban provided an update on the Norwegian Star Cruise Ship incident that occurred on Friday [Sept 14], saying it is “being fully investigated to document the actions that were taken by all persons and entities concerned and involved prior, during and after the squall passed over the Dockyard area.” “I... Read more of this article

Transport Minister On Norwegian Star Incident

Transport Minister On Norwegian Star Incident

The Norwegian Star made contact with the the Explorer of the Seas when it broke its moorings, however there is minimal damage to the Star and none to the Heritage Wharf, Transport Minister Walter Roban said this evening [Sept 14]. The cruise ship Norwegian Star is now on its way back to the USA after breaking away its moorings due to gale force winds... Read more of this article

Storm: Two Planes Abort First Landing Attempts

Storm: Two Planes Abort First Landing Attempts

[Updated] Two planes had to abort their first attempt at landing this afternoon [Sept 14] due to the severe weather storm that passed over the island, however both landed safely on their second attempt. Both the Jetblue and Delta flights circled around and made a successful second attempt at landing. Passengers on the Jetblue flight were delayed from... Read more of this article

Videos: Weather Affects Cruise Ship, Flooding

Videos: Weather Affects Cruise Ship, Flooding

[Updated] A cruise ship broke its moorings and there is flooding island-wide following the passing of a very active thunderstorm cell over the Island from approximately 2-3pm today [Sept 14]. The Bermuda Weather Service issued a Thunderstorm Advisory and Gale Warning valid for this afternoon, and the inclement weather has affected the island with gale... Read more of this article

Photos: Rain Causes Flooding Islandwide

Photos: Rain Causes Flooding Islandwide

A sudden and heavy downpour this afternoon [Sept 14] caused flooding in various locations through the island, with cars being partially covered with water on various roads and multiple stores having their interiors flooded.The Bermuda Weather Service explained that a very active thunderstorm cell passed directly over the Island from approximately... Read more of this article